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The six traits of IT-driven business innovators
By The Enterprisers Project

A recent Harvard Business Review survey of 420 global business professionals found that companies that empower CIOs and IT executives to pursue IT-enabled innovation see greater levels of competitive advantage. The research found that these innovation-driven organizations tend to have six traits in common. The Enterprisers Project gathered five IT executives in a roundtable to discuss and debate how much each of the six areas of capability uncovered in the research contribute to IT-driven business innovation in their own experience.

What's your magic wand infrastructure?
By The Enterprisers Project

A 2013 Forrester survey of IT leaders at 3,700 companies found that they spent 72 percent of their budgets on replacing or expanding capacity and supporting ongoing operations and maintenance.

But what if you were handed a magic wand and could wave away the past? The Enterprisers Project assembled a group of seasoned IT leaders in an interactive exchange to find out.  Here are highlights from the conversation.

CIOs and IT executives must become business influencers
By CIO Magazine/IDG Research Services

CIOs at a Technology and Cultural Crossroads

CIOs today exert more strategic influence than ever, but tactical demands still consume much of their time and focus, according to a recent survey by CIO Strategic Marketing Services /IDG Research.

Learn the four common obstacles IT leaders face when trying to drive meaningful innovation and how to overcome them. Download the full report: "CIOs at a Technology and Cultural Crossroads."

CIOs have a mandate to innovate
By Harvard Business Review Analytic Services

CIOs should be leading technology-driven business innovation at their organizations, business leaders say, yet the daily concerns of running IT may be holding them back, according to new research by Harvard Business Review Analytic Services. Learn the six key behaviors CIOs at innovation-driven companies share and use them as a roadmap for transforming your IT department. Download the full report "Business Transformation and the CIO Role."

DevOps and the CIO
By The Enterprisers Project

How should an IT executive encourage, oversee, and participate in the formation of a DevOps culture? The Enterprisers Project assembled a group of seasoned IT leaders in an interactive exchange to find out.  Here are highlights from the conversation.


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